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MEN’S SOCCER | Georgetown Starts Slow, Ends Strong in Exhibition Opener at James Madison

August 22, 2008 at 12:40 am 0 comments

The Hoyas took 90 minutes to get going in their first exhibition game, but once they did, they took off. Georgetown opened its preseason last Monday with an exhibition match and a half-hour supplemental session against host James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. The Dukes narrowly defeated the Hoyas 1-0Read More

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Stingy Defense Keeps Bearcats at Bay

February 23, 2008 at 1:06 am 0 comments

They say good defense wins championships. While it didn’t have the Georgetown Hoyas standing at center court, basking in their One Shining Moment Saturday afternoon, it did grant them the rare blowout victory they had been desperately seeking. Georgetown brought its defensive attitude to Verizon Center against Cincinnati and bulliedRead More

Georgetown Takes Third in Coed, Women’s Regattas

November 13, 2007 at 2:10 am 0 comments

At the Atlantic Coast Championships, two third-place finishes may not be as bad as they seem. In the coed regatta at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fl., Georgetown came in third behind Boston College and St. Mary’s, two of the top-ranked teams in the nation. The Hoyas’ women finished behindRead More

Durant Should Be Top Draft Pick

April 27, 2007 at 3:20 am 0 comments

In the coming months, the Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies, or whatever other moribund franchise hits pay dirt in the NBA lottery, is going to face a tough decision. Or at least that’s what everyone thinks about the great Greg Oden v. Kevin Durant debate, the question rivaling Hamlet’s “To beRead More

In ‘Goode’ Times and Bad, We Still Love Hoyas

April 3, 2007 at 2:00 am 0 comments

To the Editor: I was disappointed to read Harlan Goode’s opinion of Jeff Green’s performance in the Final Four game against Ohio State Saturday night (“Game Was Green’s to Win,” The Hoya, March 21, 2007). I feel that he unfairly focused on only the negative aspects of the game andRead More

Freshman Crop Highlights 2007 Tournament Full of Talent

March 16, 2007 at 3:28 am 0 comments

Skip your classes on Thursday. Call in sick to work on Friday. For the next few weeks, park yourself in front of the nearest TV and don’t leave until the nets have come down in Atlanta. You won’t want to miss a single game of the 2007 NCAA Tournament –Read More

Will the Sixth Time Be the Charm for Georgetown

February 13, 2007 at 2:05 am 0 comments

After five consecutive losses in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament, the Hoyas will try to make 2007 the year that they break into the Final Four for the first time since 1999. “The whole issue of getting to that final four has always been a goal here and oneRead More

No Luck Involved: Hoyas Pummel Irish

December 5, 2006 at 4:06 am 0 comments

News and Notes – Georgetown’s dominant play early featured some up tempo basketball, not often a feature of the more deliberate Princeton offense. As the post-game press conference came to a close, Thompson asked his father, who was standing in the back of the room, if he had anything toRead More

GU Improves After Weekend Regattas Against Local Foes

October 17, 2006 at 8:50 pm 0 comments

Georgetown crew competed in two races over the weekend, the Navy Day Regatta in Philadelphia on Saturday and the Occoquan Chase in Sandy Run, Va. on Sunday. In Philadelphia, the men’s lightweight four team was one of three first-place Georgetown teams. The team overwhelmed its competition, beating out second-place DelawareRead More

Georgetown Finishes Second in Penultimate Event of Autumn

October 17, 2006 at 8:47 pm 0 comments

When the going gets tough, Georgetown starts winning. Despite adverse playing conditions, three Hoyas placed in the top 20 at the Big Five Invitational, earning the team a tie for second place in Philadelphia this past weekend. “The Philadelphia Cricket Club is a very tough course,” Head Coach Tommy HunterRead More